Sri Lanka arrests 10 Indian fishermen
The navy stops a fibre glass dingy with 10 on board off the seas of Talaimannar.india Updated: Jan 15, 2007 12:06 IST
The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 10 Indian fishermen who had strayed into the island's territorial waters, the defence ministry said on Monday.
It said the navy stopped a fibre glass dingy with 10 on board off the seas of Talaimannaron Sundayevening.
"The crew on board had stated that they were from South India," the ministry said in a statement.
"The boat which had two out board motors was also detained by the navy."
First Published: Jan 15, 2007 11:47 IST